My Millie FLeur d'Uccles are here!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ZuniBee, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Songster

    May 8, 2007
    Zuni, Virginia
    Last week I bought a pair and a trio of Millie FLeur d'Uccles from the Crosstimbers Ranch in Texas. We selected Monday of this week to ship since our weather was going to be exceptionally warm Monday, Tuesday and, today.

    At 730 this morning my son was on the phone to the post office and the lady told him the truck had just arrived and she could hear the chickens! We live about one minute from the post office so he went immediately to get them.

    These Millie's are SO perfect! What sweet beautiful little birds. We just came in from spending the entire evening with them.

    Anyways, when my son opened the box containing the pair there was an egg! The hen had laid an egg during the trip! Later, when I got home there was an egg in the brooder cage that had the trio! Then as soon as I put them in their new pen the third hen laid an egg! That is just way too cool.

    The birds seem so happy and were very well taken care of. They are crowing, eating and drinking up a storm, and seem very content in their new home.

    Here are some pictures they took to show me the birds. These pictures don't really do them justice. They are very good looking birds. I will take my own pictures soon.






  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    They're gorgeous! [​IMG]
  3. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Songster

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    Beautiful!! I Love D'uccles! [​IMG]
  4. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    They ARE beautiful! What are the blue birds on your website?
  5. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Songster

    May 8, 2007
    Zuni, Virginia
    What are the blue birds on your website?

    The blue birds are my Blue Jersey Giants.​
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    They're beautiful, Jay!
  7. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Gorgeous!!! I miss mine!![​IMG]
  8. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    How beautiful!

    I only have one hen, but I would love to get more this coming spring.
  9. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    OMG....they are beautiful!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!

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